Editorials

In politics, anyone can get involved – even outsiders

As we mentioned in last week’s issue, Hamtramck voters have been faced with numerous controversial ballot proposals and recall elections in the past. Political controversy has constantly been…

Hamtramck readies for needed housing development

For years, Hamtramck has been handcuffed from selling city-owned lots. The lots had been tied up in a complicated and drawn-out housing discrimination lawsuit. That lawsuit has nearly…

News

Election countdown begins

Election countdown begins

By Charles Sercombe If you haven’t mailed in your absentee ballot yet, consider another way.…

Mayor weighs in on city charter ballot proposals headline

Mayor weighs in on city charter ballot proposals headline

  By Charles Sercombe In the past, Hamtramck voters have been asked to weigh in…

Recall election moves on

Recall election moves on

  By Charles Sercombe The recall effort against City Councilmember Ian Perrotta got a green…

Wounded robbery suspect arraigned on felony charges

Wounded robbery suspect arraigned on felony charges

By Charles Sercombe A Detroit man is facing multiple felony charges in a robbery attempt…

Business

Non-profit organization meets the needs of many in our community

Non-profit organization meets the needs of many in our community

  By Alan Madlane Emina Ferizovic is the founder of the Hamtramck non-profit relief center J&E Community Relief (located at 11816 Jos. Campau Ave). We asked her a…

Sidewalk cafes are in full bloom in Hamtramck

Sidewalk cafes are in full bloom in Hamtramck

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck bars and restaurants have embraced café culture with a gusto. Several of the businesses have taken up the city’s offer to create…

Huntington Bank is relocating to a new location

Huntington Bank is relocating to a new location

    By Charles Sercombe A Hamtramck landmark building is about to go through a major change. Recently, Huntington Bank announced that it was moving out of its…

Photo Gallery

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium came full circle last Saturday. When the stadium was first built, as…

News

Breaking news … Shooting at Jos. Campau business

Breaking news … Shooting at Jos. Campau business

By Charles Sercombe At about 5 p.m., the Hamtramck Police Department issued a press release about a shooting of a robbery suspect. Details are sketchy at this…

Features

Wayne State students unearth Hamtramck’s past

Wayne State students unearth Hamtramck’s past

  By Greg Kowalski Bits of broken glass, beads, rusty old iron nails and even marbles may seem to be no more than scrap, but they also…

Editorials

Charter proposals offer plenty to think about

Hamtramck voters are faced with a possible seismic shift in how the city provides police and fire services. There are two ballot proposals this Nov. 3 that…

Sports

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

    By Ian Perrotta Before last Saturday (Nov. 3), most people had never heard of Frontier International Academy. It only took 90 minutes to change that.…